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Sep 5, 2010 9:00pm EDT
secretary. the miliband brothers, the shadow health secretary, and diane abbott is a backbencher. we are here in norwich, which is now a youth center, and some of the young people associated are here this morning. our main audience is divided into two groups, labour activist on all left of the aisle, and on the other side, we have been independently selected sample of voters from the region, from all parties. those are the two groups who the winner will have to persuade and win over to become the next prime minister. question that's been submitted by the audience here in by viewers and readers online of sky news. let's get down to the debate. [applause] the first question is for the local member of the european parliament, good morning. >> this is the first election since 1945, no labour mp was elected in east anglia. what does this say for the decline of the party support in regions like this? if you are elected leader, how would you reverse the decline? >> i think, richard, the message was consistent and clear -- labour was not offering enough to people in is anglia to get their bu
Sep 29, 2010 12:30am PDT
minister? will he lead labor back to power? to have any chance. mi miliband. david, i have known what as extraordinary person you are. and now you have again shown to everybody else with the graciousness. what an extraordinary person you are. thank you >> david miliband expected to make this speech. watch and listen. the woman gordon brown called a successor. >> i do believe we were wrong to take britain to worry and we need to be honest about that >> watching stony faced, three leaders who voted for the war. including brother david. he appears to ask, you voted for you. why are you clapping? i am clapping because you know i'm supporting him. >> we did not build alliances and underminded the united nations. america has drawn a line on iraq and so should we. >> a new generation has taken control and together. we will change britain. thank you very much. >> he got that make that speech for having the ruthlessness to take on his own big brother. today, he's proved ruthless enough. whether it's iraq the failure to regulate the banks or mass immigration. to claim he's the leader the new ge
Sep 28, 2010 12:30am PDT
. the new leader of britain's's labour opposition party ed miliband is preparing to give his first major speech on the job following the leadership contest which gave him the first victory over his brother. >> was that your last speech from the platform? will he stay or will he go now? >> let me through. >> david miliband's refusal to say whether he will carry on in the front-line politics is a real headache for his brother, ed, who beat him in the labour leaders appeared >> are you actually on your way out? -- labour leadership. >> are you actually on your way out? >> out of the building. >> david miliband has just left a meeting with his brother. he is determined to say nothing about his future in labour and in the cabinet. today's private meeting of the brothers happened after this public display of affection from the man who lost. he promised to keep both party and family united. >> no more cleats, no more -- cliques, no more factions, no more soap operas -- when united labour party taking on one united government. >> that sounds and this looks like happy families. what is all
Sep 6, 2010 12:30am EDT
challenge on this. this leadership election is a race between the two miliband brothers. we want to say to you is that there is -- it will not be the media decides the election, but the labour party. >> the most dangerous media consensus, the national minimum wage, saving on our national health service, improving schools faster than anywhere, the greatest danger for the labour party in the future britain is that we have stagnant wages when we're more confident than we were in 1997 and we have to depend that with absolute passion. if if we trash our record, no one will believe this and our future. >> the argument about the deficit goes to a very deep question about the future of our country. i think that we should change the tax and spending balance that we had the time of the election in our plan. i think we should get more out of the bank's in order to protect public services in child benefits. we have to win the bigger argument -- it's the only thing that matters in the upcoming four years to reduce the deficit. they wanted to believe it does not matter what happens to your school
Sep 30, 2010 12:30am PDT
band, has quit front-line politics -- david miliband, has quit front-line politics. this report features flash photography. >> going, going, gone. he looked relaxed and positively relieved. >> we have a new leader of the labor party, my brother ed, who has a big responsibility. i want to support him in the best way possible -- the party and the country -- and the big task he has. i can best do that from the back benches. i can give him the freedom and the space to drive the party forward in the way he sees fit without any distraction that could come from having your older brother sitting next to you. >> distractions like this yesterday, during his brother's first conference speech as labor leader. >> i do believe we were wrong to to britain to war and we need to be honest about that. >> the former foreign secretary looked furious with his brother and with gary harmon -- hariett harmon, who voted for the war but applauded the combination of it. >> he raised an eyebrow. it shows the dangers that can come when people read too much into things. i think it is really important that no
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
miliband . >> is fairly obvious and we were backing coming in for some reason, you'll have not set. >> it may be obvious, but i have not said it. >> no one wants to be clear to -- close to the former leader. >> [unintelligible] do you think it hinders you to be seen as the heir to blair? >> i am tired of people asking me that. >> tony blair and gordon brown both make -- but made mistakes. they both lost trust. i am afraid, they have to come out of touch. >> the significance is whether this in the end of the new labour journey or helps to ensure it's a continues. bbc news, westminster. >> you were watching "bbc world news." still to come -- taking a look at an old wreck. robots shine the light on one of the world's most famous shipwrecks. now, a team of divers have begun to salvage bottles of what is thought to be the world's oldest champagne. despite an estimated two centuries in a shipwreck at the bottom of the baltic, the champagne is said to be perfectly preserved. wine experts have valued each bottle at tens of thousands of dollars. >> not the usual place to pick up a case. at
Sep 28, 2010 2:30pm PDT
labour party did his speech. ed miliband said he relishes the chance to take on prime minister david cameron as part of labour's new generation. >> the phrase that he kept on using time and again in his speech was my generation, the new generation. the reason he was doing that is he wants to separate himself away from tony blair and gordon brown and their eria in government. he was a very critical of the war in iraq. he said it was a wrong and that britain undermined united nations. not everyone in the hall like that. >> off iraq divided our party and our country. many sincerely believes the world face a real threat. i criticize nobody, faced with making the toughest decisions, and i honor my troops who fought and died there, but i do believe we were wrong. >> he was also critical on the labour record on regulating banks. he argued that britain did not do enough to make sure its economy was stable. the other thing he wanted to separate himself up from was the unions, the people who helped to elect him. he said he was not "red ed." he also said the unions should not give in to overblo
Sep 28, 2010 2:00am EDT
-- coverage begins at 10:00 eastern. later, ed miliband will speak at his party's conference in england. gordon brown steps down after labour lost. >> whether poking fun or dealing with more serious issues, celebrities have often spoken in congress. search for names you might know any time. >> coming up, interior secretary ken salazar talks about the recent oil spill. he testified at the national commission on the bp oil spill yesterday. this is just over an hour. very pleased to see you here this afternoon and we know you have been vigorously addressing problems of the sort we have been investigating. we have turned to the government today as the focus of our inquiry and look forward with great enthusiasm to your presentation. thank you, sir. >> thank you very much. thank you to each of the members of the commission. thank you for your service to the country and your service on this commission as we move forward to understand what caused the explosion at the deepwater horizon and how we move together to develop a gold standard for the development of ocean energy in a manner tha
Sep 27, 2010 8:00pm EDT
response to the gulf of mexico oil spill. tomorrow morning, ed miliband will speak his parties conference in england. he replaces a gordon brown. live coverage begins at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span-3. every weekend on c-span-3, experienced american history tv, starting saturday at 8:00 a.m. eastern. 48 hours of people and events talking about the american story. eyewitness accounts of events that shaped our history. visit museums, historical into and, as we delve america's past. >> president obama assigned to the small business legislation into law earlier today. the measure sets a $30 billion lending fund and provides $12 billion in benefits. it passed the house and senate largely a long party lines. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states prepar. >> thank you. thank you, everybody. thank you so much. thank you, everybody. please have a seat. thank you so much. i am thrilled to be here on what is an exciting day. i want to begin by recognizing the members of congress who thist so hard to pass bill on behalf of america's small businesses. there are a few fol
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